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Hike along the Monocacy Aqueduct (Dickerson, MD)

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

ICPRB’s Walk in the Woods Hike Series, July 27, 2019, 10:00am

Join us on a hike to discuss the flora, fauna, and natural and social history of the Potomac River basin at the Monocacy Aqueduct. Jim Cummins, retired ICPRB biologist, will guide us through the storied past of the longest and largest aqueduct along the C&O Canal.. He will introduce us to the concepts of watershed management, water resources, and drinking water source protection in a natural, fun environment. Jim is full of great stories and interesting history. You won’t want to miss this Walk in the Woods!

Expect to walk about 3 miles on flat, easy terrain. Please bring a bottle of water, snacks and a bug-repellent of your choice. The walk will happen in light rain but will be cancelled in the event of anything stronger.

We will meet at the parking lot at 21115 Mouth of Monocacy Rd, Dickerson, MD 20842 at 10:00am.

This event is free but please RSVP via the Facebook event page or email Renee Bourassa at

This  event is part of ICPRB’s 2019 Walk in the Woods series of hikes throughout the Potomac watershed.

Each participant will be required to complete the following form (copies will be available at the beginning of the hike):

A large rock with a plaque that says, "Monocacy Aqueduct: Preserved for Future Generations. Rededicated May 2005."



July 27
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:


Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin


Monocacy Aqueduct
Dickerson, Maryland + Google Map